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27 d27 dHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Yes, this exact same thing happened to us too!
They made it sound like getting the interim OC was just an easy thing to do with the private certifier- yet it…

1 month1 monthHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Kitchen tap had a filter attachment to the tap.

1 month1 monthHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Thank you, its very trying indeed!
Yes sounds like you’ll be needing a new tap.
Nothing surprises me anymore with these builders.
Hope you find some peace, and everything is fixed ASAP.

1 month1 monthHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Yes, it’s exactly the same here.
20 months since handover and still having Metricon fixing things.
The biggest issue we had were the malfunctioning stacker doors.
Metricon kept insisting they were fine, but…

2 months2 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Floating Floors

With solid timber you wouldn’t need it.
But with others ie bamboo, laminates etc apparently you need extra expansion gaps at hallway and entry to rooms.

2 months2 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Floating Floors

Hi guys!
I’m having floating floor boards installed, but the guy doing it insists on ugly expansion gaps and trims across several doorways.
It’s so bloody ugly, but he says it has…

3 months3 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Omg that’s so frustrating!
But must admit not very surprising. Our upstairs door entry architraves are a bit crooked too. 🧐

4 months4 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Oh Orph, that’s fantastic news congratulations to you both!
Welcome to parenthood (also known as no sleep land!) hahahaha
Wishing you all the best!

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5 months5 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Love that home design!

6 months6 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building with Metricon

Don’t stress, we had to have shorter eaves on the garage side too, and it all looks fine!
No body will even notice because it’s on the garage side.

7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Love it all, it’s just splendid Orph, congratulations to you and your partner, you have created a haven!!
I’m so jealous

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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Woooooowwwww! Love it all Orph, but you already knew how much I love that artwork!
Can you show us some pics of your kitchen space?

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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building with Metricon

Yeah that didnt work for me :(<br>
All NSW Metricon builders will get access to My Metricon after handover.<br />
You will get an email by the builder after handover, but…</p></div><div class=

7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

Yes unfortunately I knew they were going to do this, because that’s what they tried to do to us!
It’s a catch 22 situation-
you don’t want them to continue without fixing…

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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

That’s a great letter, and I really hope they respond positively and in your favour to rectify all defective or incorrect work.
I would also suggest you mention to them that…

7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

I had the Metricon NSW GM and the building manager out to my house, and it was a total waste of time.
They just kept saying we understand how frustrating…

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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Just my opinion but I think it looks great! Love the dark look.
Sometimes you just have to take a step back and imagine how it would look when it’s all…

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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

You’re doing the right thing going to Fair Trading.
The law states that you have to give the builder every opportunity to rectify damaged or faulty/ bad workmanship first, before you…

Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why
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7 months7 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Building with Metricon

Everyone building with Metricon should take the time to go on their Facebook page, and read all the visitor posts.
The quality of workmanship, the ongoing issues, the ****** from management,…

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8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Oh thanks so much, you’ve explained it perfectly!

8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

These stacker doors look awesome!
Can you kindly tell me which frames they are?
Are they Horizon or Paragon for example?
Thanks so much!

8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hahaha love the wreath on the grey door, but I think the tree is a little small!

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8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Yay congratulations!!
Now you can decorate it for Christmas!!

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8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Of course, I got mine from a specialty gift store in Goulburn called Something Special.
Just beautiful, but I did add some extra decorations and baubles on the wreath, to make…

8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hahaha anything for you Orph! Lol
But you’ve got to put something up on the door, ‘tis the season after all! 🤣🤣

8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Well it’s that time of the year again...
Christmaaaaaaas!!!!!
Wishing all my fellow building sufferers a very Merry Christmas and a bright and happy 2018 in your lovely new homes!
Here are…

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8 months8 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

I’m not overly religious, but...
I’d be getting a priest in to do a blessing for your house and for you and your hubby ( due to the stress house has…

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9 months9 monthsHGMbuildHGMbuild posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Thank you, I understand perfectly, trust me!
But I hope they can touch it up for you, it still looks great!

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